Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Defines terms associated with learning disabilities and behavior disorders. Includes diagnostic procedures, remedial programs and teaching techniques. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 11718

From the Instructor:
ED 269 Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

The course is offered totally online, no F2F meetings. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the field of learning disabilities. The course covers the laws that affect students who have learning disabilities; No Child Left Behind Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, new regulations for IDEA 2006, and Response to Intervention (RTI).

Students will learn about definitions, characteristics of learning disabilities, and assessment techniques.

Also covered are teaching strategies used for oral language, reading, writing, mathematics, and social-emotional development.

This course may be accepted by the Teachers Standards and Practices Commission toward teacher re-licensing. (Be sure to get prior authorization from TSPC)

Course Specific Requirements:
Required Textbook 'Learning Disabilities and Related Mild Disabilities ',
12th Edition, by Janet Lerner and Beverley H. Johns,
ISBN-10 978-1-111-30272-6

Course Requirements: Weekly reflection activities, chapter summaries, and quiz. Projects (Research paper, interview, lesson plan) will be assigned.

Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learners:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learners. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes. To learn more, go to http://www.pcc.edu/osg
To register, you need the CRNs (ex. 22398) of your selected classes.
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CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
11718 WEB » - 04-Jan-2016 thru 19-Mar-2016
Instructor: Pam W Sellers
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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